Investor group backs registry to bolster scrutiny of UK asset manager voting
A proposal to create a system for harmonised reporting of UK asset managers' voting records and a registry to host this information would enable greater scrutiny of managers' voting practices, an investor group has said.
Australian superfunds hit by human rights complaints
Australia's biggest superfunds accused of greenwashing
Australia's biggest superfunds have been accused of greenwashing by campaign group Market Forces, for failing to engage effectively with high emitters.
CA100+ warns on lack of credible transition strategies
The chair of the world's biggest engagement initiative has raised the alarm over a lack of credible short and medium term decarbonisation strategies among its target companies.
AustralianSuper under climate pressure over Vanguard fund investment
AUD244 billion ($173 billion) pension fund AustralianSuper is facing pressure over the climate risk it is exposed to through the AUD1.4 billion held in Vanguard index funds.
Australian, Canadian asset owners join SDG data platform
AustralianSuper and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation have thrown their support behind a "globally consistent measurement framework" to assess their portfolio investments' contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).